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The Unknowing

I’ve come to realize that most Americans don’t want to know about the problems that confront our country nor the actors that are responsible. Moreover, they prefer fairy tales, relayed by their tribal corporate media source, that depict their hero … Continue reading

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A low and dishonest century

  9/11 ushered in a low and dishonest century. And because we have a low and dishonest corporate media we get shit like this from Paul Krugman: “Overall, Americans took 9/11 pretty calmly. Notably, there wasn’t a mass outbreak of … Continue reading

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The Method

  Vincent Bevins has written a new book that goes a long way towards explaining the election of Donald Trump. In The Jakarta Method, a riveting new exploration of America’s mass murder program in the twentieth century, journalist Vincent Bevins … Continue reading

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Wrong in the right way

  Many of our political and media elite are wrong in the right way. I mean that they are wrong but in a way that serves wealth and power. This dynamic is not a bug but a feature. Their job is … Continue reading

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Elephant in the Room

  It’s telling that the liberal “Resistance” is pinning their hopes on John Bolton to provide damning testimony in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Bolton, the arch-neocon, is one of the more repulsive swamp creatures to inhabit the Beltway and … Continue reading

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Deplorable

  Hillary Clinton was at Sundance over the weekend for the premier of a new documentary entitled Hillary.  According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Hillary received a standing ovation from the liberal Hollywood audience after the showing. I’m not surprised that … Continue reading

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Enemy Of Empire

  General Soleimani was assassinated because he was successful at opposing the US empire and defeating their terrorist proxies. Soleimani was not a mastermind of terrorism, as the corporate media alleges. He was a mastermind of legitimate resistance against American … Continue reading

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Pattern Recognition

  William Gibson writes dystopian science fiction, where he imagines the future by closely studying the present. In his post 9/11 novel Pattern Recognition, he discovers that the present is just as weird and dystopian as any future he might imagine. I’ve … Continue reading

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Lab Rats

  When I was growing up the Cold War against the Soviet Union was driven by conservatives, who were convinced that communism was an existential threat to capitalism and indeed the American way of life. These days the Cold War … Continue reading

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Situational

  I always thought that the war on terror was an artificial construct, put in place to continue using the military/industrial/complex as a way to organize the US economy after the fall of the Soviet Union. The whole thing seemed … Continue reading

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